You gonna eat that?
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas Church of Hopeful Uncertainty
Bikes: 1966 Raleigh DL-1 Tourist, 1973 Schwinn Varsity, 1983 Raleigh Marathon, 1994 Nishiki Sport XRS
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And also.... don't expect the paint on a 30-year-old bike to be perfect. I have a lot of chips and scratches on my '73 Varsity, but the blinding chrome tends to minimize those and people say how great the bike looks.
Even if the paint is in terrible shape, wearing off, etc., you can clean it up as best you can and then clearcoat it to seal it to stop the deterioration.
I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.
Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."